Threshold C Force 1

$5499 CAD

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Developed amid the rugged landscape and abundant precipitation of Canada’s Pacific Coast, the new Threshold Carbon revels in the muddy mayhem of cyclocross. With race-proven geometry and ARC technology in a lightweight frame, the Threshold Carbon delivers podium-seeking speed along with all the versatility you expect from a ’cross machine.

The toughest riders don’t shy away from harsh weather: they embrace it. Rain, wind, sand and mud? Bring it on. No one said bike racing was supposed to be easy.


Road Disc Brakes
Road Disc Brakes

Norco Bicycle Designer Terry Brown explains why disc brakes on road bikes are the future. They offer the rider better control, modulation and lever feedback,... [read more] resulting in a more confident ride.

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Power Chassis
Power Chassis

The Power Chassis is a complete pedaling platform designed to convert energy from a rider's whole body into forward momentum. A tapered head tube, an oversiz... [read more]ed hydroformed down tube, an oversized super-stiff bottom bracket shell, and an especially broad set of chain stays, conduct energy directly from cranks through to the back wheel where they are converted into forward thrust.

Power Chassis is also featured on:

ARC Race
ARC Race

Applied Road Compliance (ARC) technology optimizes the vertical compliance to lateral rigidity ratio for race and endurance applications. ARC Race seat stays... [read more] are slender and feature a less pronounced bow shape that still delivers effective road vibration dampening. Chain stays are broad and extremely stiff to deliver maximum pedaling efficiency, and they are engineered to be slightly shorter to deliver a highly responsive ride experience.

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Size-Scaled Tubing
Size-Scaled Tubing

By increasing tube profile dimensions in proportion with frame size, Norco engineers are able to calibrate frame stiffness to the weight of the prospective r... [read more]ider. This ensures that a heavier rider on an extra large frame will experience the same ride characteristics as a lighter rider on a small frame.

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Norco's SmoothCore process enables us to maintain precision control over all of the inner surfaces of our carbon frames, which is particularly critical at co... [read more]mplicated, high-stress areas like the head tube and bottom bracket junctions. At the heart of SmoothCore is our innovative mandrel system.

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Norco's carbon frames are manufactured with only the highest quality materials, right down to the resin we use to hold everything together. Our superior qual... [read more]ity ArmorLite resin produces an exceptionally strong bond that enhances frame strength and increases impact resistance.

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Our GIZMO internal cable routing system keeps out water and debris, prevents any rattling, and allows for easy setup and maintenance.

... [read more]

Gizmo is also featured on:

Road Disc Brakes

Road Disc Brakes

Power Chassis

Power Chassis

ARC Race

ARC Race

Size-Scaled Tubing

Size-Scaled Tubing








Small PartsCompare
  • Frameset


    Threshold Carbon 


    Threshold Carbon 

  • Wheels

    Front Hub

    Easton EA90 SL Disc - 12x100mm TA 

    Front Hub Skewer

    DT Swiss RWS Thru-Axle 12mm 

    Rear Hub

    Easton EA90 SL Disc - 12x142mm TA 

    Rear Hub Skewer

    DT Swiss RWS Thru-Axle 12mm 




    Easton EA90 SL Disc - Tubeless 

    Front Tire

    Clement Crusade MXP 700 x 33c - Folding / Tubeless Ready 

    Rear Tire

    Clement Crusade MXP 700 x 33c - Folding / Tubeless Ready 

  • Drivetrain

    Shifter Front

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake 

    Shifter Rear

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc Brake/11s Shifter 

    Front Derailleur

    Norco Integrated 1x Guide  

    Rear Derailleur

    Sram Force Medium 1 


    Sram PG-1170 11speed 11-32T 


    Easton EC90 SL 42T 

    Bottom Bracket

    Easton PressFit 86 


    Sram PC-1170 

  • Components

    Seat Post

    Norco SLR Composite 27.2mm - UD Carbon 

    Seat Post Clamp

    Norco IRA w/Das Boot Technology - Black 


    WTB Volt Pro 


    Angular Sealed Cartridge Bearings - Tapered 

    Headset Spacer

    2x10mm / 1x5mm Alloy w/Norco logo 


    Norco SL Alloy - Black 


    Easton EC70 SL 


    Norco Super Griptacular w/Si Gel - Black 

    Front Brake

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc w/160mm Rotor 

    Rear Brake

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc w/140mm Rotor 

    Brake Levers

    Sram Force 1 Hydraulic Disc 

Specifications subject to change without notice.
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Geometry Diagram
Wheel Size Compatibility700c700c700c700c700c700c
Front Travel (mm)------
Rear Travel (mm)------
STSeat Tube Length:480505530555580605
HAHead Tube Angle:7070.571.257272.2572.5
ESASeat Tube Angle (effective):7574.57473.573.2573
TTHHorizontal Top Tube:510522.5537.5555572.5590
HTHead Tube Length:105117.5130145165185
FLFork length (axle to crown)395395395395395395
BBRBottom Bracket Rise/Drop:-70-70-70-70-68.5-68.5
BBHBottom Bracket Height:275275275275276.5276.5
WBWheel Base:100310071010101610321044
RCRear Centre:420420422.5422.5425425
FCFront Centre593597598603616628
SOHStand Over744760781803824842
Crank Length170170172.5172.5175175
Stem Length9090100100110110

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Norco Threshold earns 4.5/5 stars from Bike Radar

January 02, 2018

BikeRadar recently reviewed the Norco Threshold C Force 1 and honoured it with a score of 4.5/5 stars. Calling the Threshold Carbon an “eye-opener”, test riders were pleasantly surprised by its incredible acceleration, balanced handling and added versatility. “An amazing ’cross racing rig with a touch of versatility.” “The Canadian brand has done its due […]

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First Look: Canadian Cycling Magazine Eyes the Norco Threshold

December 06, 2017

Developed amid the rugged landscape and abundant precipitation of Canada’s Pacific Coast, the new Norco Threshold Carbon revels in the muddy mayhem of cyclocross. Its redesigned frame, updated geometry and array of features captured the attention of Canadian Cycling Magazine calling it a “cyclocross crushing package” in their most recent review. “While the Threshold is […]

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Embrace the Mud – Five Reasons the Norco Threshold Should be Your Next Cross Bike

November 15, 2017

We’re halfway through the cyclocross season but that doesn’t mean you can’t jump in and join in on the fun. In fact, the conditions are just getting more muddy and exciting as the season progresses! While you can race an amateur cyclocross race on almost any type of bike, the Norco Threshold is the best […]

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